Author Archives: Dani Alexis

About Dani Alexis

Dani Alexis is a freelance writer with a decade of experience and a passion for creating new things. As Verity Reynolds, Dani is the author of the Non-Compliant Space series Buy her a coffee: ko-fi.com/verityreynolds

If You Like It Then You Shoulda Put a Paycheck On It: My Real Problem With The Mighty (#CrippingTheMighty)

If The Mighty really wants to be a force for good in the disability community, why does it make its money off the free labor of disabled writers? Continue reading

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How You, the Client, Can Get Fired by Your Freelancer

Here’s how to make sure that all the time, money, and energy you put into advertising for freelancers, screening candidates, and developing creative briefs goes entirely to waste: Continue reading

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How to Get Motivated to Write Your Novel

Want to write a novel but can’t stay motivated to put all those words on paper? Here’s how to get it done. Continue reading

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I Want to Believe (In Myself): The X-Files, Star Trek, and (More Than) Autistic Special Interests

The phrase “special interest” doesn’t adequately explain what some of these interests do for us – like my childhood obsessions with The X-Files and Star Trek. Continue reading

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Emotional Labor, Gender, and the Erasure of Autistic Women

A discussion of the emotional labor demands baked into the diagnostic criteria for autism, and how they affect autistic women in particular. Continue reading

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How Much Is My Girl Scout Handbook Worth? Part Two: The Market

Part One of this post ran in 2011, and it’s always been in the top five most popular posts on this blog. Based on the search terms folks use to find it, it appears that the sequel is both desired … Continue reading

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Gambling on Gamble: The Case That Made Us All Wish We’d Paid Attention in Civics

Is Gamble v. U.S. really going to let the President pardon people for state crimes with impunity? Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

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